Films set in Nevada

Please enjoy what I'm sure is not at all an exhaustive list of films which are at least partially set in The Silver State.
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1.
Love Ranch (2010)
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A drama centered around a married couple who opened the first legal brothel in Nevada. (117 mins.)
Director: Taylor Hackford
 
2.
Tremors (1990)
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Natives of a small isolated town defend themselves against strange underground creatures which are killing them one by one. (96 mins.)
Director: Ron Underwood
 
3.
Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001 Video)
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Third entry in series returns to the small desert town of Perfection, Nevada seen in the first and briefly in the second. (104 mins.)
Director: Brent Maddock
 
4.
Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (2004 Video)
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A prequel to Tremors, this movie tells us about the founders of Rejection Valley and how they defended it against the dirt dragons AKA graboids. (101 mins.)
Director: S.S. Wilson
 
5.
Kiss Me, Stupid (1964)
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A jealous piano teacher Orville Spooner sends his beautiful wife, Zelda, away for the night while he tries to sell a song to a famous nightclub singer Dino, who is stranded in town. (125 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
6.
The Misfits (1961)
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A sexy divorcée falls for an over-the-hill cowboy who is struggling to maintain his romantically independent lifestyle in early-sixties Nevada. (124 mins.)
Director: John Huston
 
7.
Vanishing Point (1971)
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During the 1970s, car delivery driver Kowalski delivers hot rods in record time but always runs into trouble with the highway cops. (99 mins.)
 
8.
Waking Up in Reno (2002)
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A romantic comedy about two trashy couples traveling to Reno to see a monster truck show. (91 mins.)
Director: Jordan Brady
 
9.
My Blueberry Nights (2007)
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A young woman takes a soul-searching journey across America to resolve her questions about love while encountering a series of offbeat characters along the way. (95 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
10.
Don't Come Knocking (2005)
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Howard Spence (Sam Shepard) has seen better days. Once a big Western movie star, he now drowns his... (122 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
11.
Independence Day (1996)
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The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive. (145 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
 
12.
Dig That Uranium (1955)
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The boys buy a uranium mine out west, but when they get there they find that it's pretty much worthless... (61 mins.)
Director: Edward Bernds
 
13.
Desperation (2006 TV Movie)
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When a sheriff arrests a writer, a family, a couple, and a hitchiker and throws them in a jail cell in the deserted town of Desperation, they must fight for their lives. (131 mins.)
Director: Mick Garris
 
14.
The Muppets (2011)
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A Muppet fanatic with some help from his two human compatriots must regroup the Muppet gang to stop an avaricious oil mogul from taking down one of their precious life-longing treasures. (103 mins.)
Director: James Bobin
 
15.
Lady Magdalene's (2008)
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In this action comedy, Jack Goldwater, an IRS agent on loan to the Federal Air Marshal Service, is relieved... (116 mins.)
 
16.
Fright Night (2011)
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A teenager suspects that his new neighbor is a vampire. (106 mins.)
Director: Craig Gillespie
 
17.
Breakheart Pass (1975)
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John Deakin is being transported, as a prisoner, on a train with supplies and medicine to Fort Humboldt, Nevada. (95 mins.)
Director: Tom Gries
 
18.
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
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Famed archaeologist/adventurer Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones is called back into action when he becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the secret behind mysterious artifacts known as the Crystal Skulls. (122 mins.)
 
19.
Night Time in Nevada (1948)
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The bad guy steals a gold mine from his partner and then murders him. Next he turns to rustling cattle. (67 mins.)
Director: William Witney
 
20.
The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
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When a posse catches up three men suspected of killing a local farmer, some of them become strongly divided on whether or not to lynch the men. (75 mins.)
 
21.
Universal Soldier (1992)
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Private Luc Deveraux and his sadistic sergeant, Andrew Scott, got killed in Vietnam. The army uses their bodies for a secret project - reanimating dead soldiers as deadly obedient cyborgs. However, their memories come back too. (102 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
 
22.
Sister Act (1992)
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When a worldly singer witnesses a mob crime, the police hide her as a nun in a traditional convent where she has trouble fitting in. (100 mins.)
Director: Emile Ardolino
 
23.
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)
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The sisters come back to Delores's show to get her back as Sister Mary Clarence to teach music to a... (107 mins.)
Director: Bill Duke
 
24.
The Amazing Colossal Man (1957)
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Lt. Col. Glenn Manning is inadvertently exposed to a plutonium bomb blast at Camp Desert Rock. Though burned over 90% of his body... (80 mins.)
Director: Bert I. Gordon
 
25.
Nevada (1997)
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Chrysty walks through the desert carrying nothing and heading nowhere. She enters a very small town called Silver City... (108 mins.)
Director: Gary Tieche
 
26.
The Last Trail (1927)
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The robberies on Jasper Carrol's stages have been so frequent that the stage line plans to hold a stagecoach... (56 mins.)
Director: Lewis Seiler
 
27.
Yellow Sky (1948)
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A pistol-packing tomboy and her grandfather discover a band of bank robbing bandits taking refuge in the neighboring ghost town. (98 mins.)
 
28.
Nevada (1935)
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Jim Lacey (Buster Crabbe),better known as "Nevada,", and his pal Cash Burridge (Syd Saylor),... (58 mins.)
Director: Charles Barton
 
29.
Transformers (2007)
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An ancient struggle between two Cybertronian races, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, comes to Earth, with a clue to the ultimate power held by a teenager. (144 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
 
30.
Paul (2011)
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Two British comic-book geeks traveling across the U.S. encounter an alien outside Area 51. (104 mins.)
Director: Greg Mottola
 
31.
Virginia City (1940)
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Union officer Kerry Bradford escapes from Confederate Prison and is set to Virginia City in Nevada. Once there he finds that the former commander of his prison Vance Irby is planning to send $5 million in gold to save the Confederacy. (121 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
32.
The Shootist (1976)
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A dying gunfighter spends his last days looking for a way to die with a minimum of pain and a maximum of dignity. (100 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
 
33.
Shanghai Noon (2000)
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A Chinese man who travels to the Wild West to rescue a kidnapped princess. After teaming up with a train robber, the unlikely duo takes on a Chinese traitor and his corrupt boss. (110 mins.)
Director: Tom Dey
 
34.
Shanghai Knights (2003)
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When a Chinese rebel murders Chon's estranged father and escapes to England, Chon and Roy make their way to London with revenge on their minds. (114 mins.)
Director: David Dobkin
 
35.
Area 51: America's Most Secret Base (1998 Documentary)
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Footage and interviews of those who live around and who visit around Area 51 and surrondings in Nevada. (118 mins.)
Director: Kevin Fraser
 
36.
Desert Hearts (1985)
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It is 1950s Nevada, and Professor Vivian Bell arrives to get a divorce. She's unsatisfied with her marriage... (96 mins.)
Director: Donna Deitch
 
37.
Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
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A Las Vegas cabbie enlists the help of a UFO expert to protect two siblings with paranormal powers from the clutches of an organization that wants to use the kids for their nefarious plans. (98 mins.)
Director: Andy Fickman
 
38.
The Village Barbershop (2008)
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A fading smalltime barber is forced to hire the last person on earth he'd want working in his shop - a woman. (99 mins.)
Director: Chris J. Ford
 
39.
Far from Home (1989)
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A teenage girl and her father driving cross-country become stranded when their car runs out of gas in a remote Nevada desert town and they're forced to stay in a dilapidated trailer park where a serial killer lurks. (86 mins.)
Director: Meiert Avis
 
40.
Hangman's Knot (1952)
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A Confederate Major and his troops are falsely led to believe the Civil War is not over, and become wanted men after they attack a Union Army wagon train in Nevada. (81 mins.)
Director: Roy Huggins
 
41.
The Go-Getter (2007)
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When his mother dies, a teenager takes a road-trip in a stolen car to find his long-lost brother. Along the way he discovers a profound connection with the car-owner and with himself as well. (93 mins.)
Director: Martin Hynes
 
42.
Hick (2011)
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A Nebraska teen gets more than she bargained for when she sets out for the bright lights of Las Vegas. (99 mins.)
Director: Derick Martini
 
43.
Showdown at Area 51 (2007)
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Two aliens who crash on Earth must find a buried weapon that will destroy the planet and their own society if not stopped. (96 mins.)
Director: C. Roma
 
44.
Fighter Pilot: Operation Red Flag (2004 Documentary)
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Red Flag is the international training exercise for air forces of allied countries where many of the... (40 mins.)
Director: Stephen Low
 
45.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
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An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades. (118 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
46.
Night Visitors (1996 TV Movie)
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David, disillusioned scientist, works like a secret agent to break into the lab and remove the alien body and a video... (100 mins.)
Director: Jorge Montesi
 
47.
5 Against the House (1955)
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Four vets attending college on the GI Bill and a cabaret singer try to rob a Reno Casino and pull off the perfect crime. (84 mins.)
Director: Phil Karlson
 
48.
Vegas Vacation (1997)
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In the fourth outing for the vacation franchise, the Griswolds have to survive Vegas fever when they go to Las Vegas for a fun family vacation. (93 mins.)
Director: Stephen Kessler
 
49.
Ocean's 11 (1960)
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Danny Ocean gathers a group of his World War II compatriots to pull off the ultimate Las Vegas heist. Together the eleven friends plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos in one night. (127 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
50.
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
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Danny Ocean and his eleven accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously. (116 mins.)
 
51.
Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
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Danny Ocean rounds up the boys for a third heist, after casino owner Willy Bank double-crosses one of the original eleven, Reuben Tishkoff. (122 mins.)
 
52.
Reindeer Games (2000)
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After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with his girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself the reluctant participant in a casino heist. (104 mins.)
 
53.
Hard Eight (1996)
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Professional gambler Sydney teaches John the tricks of the trade. John does well until he falls for cocktail waitress Clementine. (102 mins.)
 
54.
Smokin' Aces (2006)
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When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state's evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he's no longer breathing. (109 mins.)
Director: Joe Carnahan
 
55.
Reno (1939)
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Richard Dix portrays Reno lawyer who helps women get a fast divorce but can he keep his wife (Gail Patrick) from divorcing him. (73 mins.)
Director: John Farrow
 
56.
Carson City Cyclone (1943)
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When the night watchman at the bank is gunned down during a robbery, he fingers Barton as the trigger man... (55 mins.)
 
57.
Charley Varrick (1973)
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A man, his wife, and their friend, stage a bloody bank robbery, unaware they are stealing money from the Mob. (111 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
 
58.
Showgirls (1995)
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Nomi, a young drifter, arrives in Las Vegas to become a dancer and soon sets about clawing and pushing her way to become the top of the Vegas showgirls. (128 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
59.
The Cooler (2003)
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In an old school Las Vegas casino, its top gambling jinx breaks his curse when he falls in love, much to his boss' consternation. (101 mins.)
Director: Wayne Kramer
 
60.
Casino (1995)
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Greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends, a mafia underboss and a casino owner, for a trophy wife over a gambling empire. (178 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
61.
Charlie Chan in Reno (1939)
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Mary Whitman, an old friend of Charlie's in Reno for a divorce, finds herself accused of murdering the woman her husband planned to marry after the decree became final. (71 mins.)
Director: Norman Foster
 
62.
Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
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Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera. (111 mins.)
Director: Mike Figgis
 
63.
Special Investigator (1936)
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Criminal lawyer Bill Fenwick goes undercover in Nevada to catch gold thieves when the gang kills his brother. (61 mins.)
Director: Louis King
 
64.
Last Vegas (2013)
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Three friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal. (105 mins.)
Director: Jon Turteltaub
 
65.
The Hangover (2009)
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Three buddies wake up from a bachelor party in Las Vegas, with no memory of the previous night and the bachelor missing. They make their way around the city in order to find their friend before his wedding. (100 mins.)
Director: Todd Phillips
 
66.
3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
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A gang of ex-cons rob a casino during Elvis convention week. (125 mins.)
 
67.
Honeymoon in Vegas (1992)
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On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married, which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend... (96 mins.)
Director: Andrew Bergman
 
68.
The Wizard (1989)
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A boy and his brother run away from home and hitch cross country with the help of a girl they meet to compete in the ultimate video game championship. (96 mins.)
Director: Todd Holland
 
69.
Reno 911!: Miami (2007)
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A rag-tag team of Reno cops are called in to save the day after a terrorist attack disrupts a national police convention in Miami Beach during spring break. Based on the Comedy Central series. (84 mins.)
Director: Ben Garant